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Re: Xen vs. GRUB

From: Tristan Gingold
Subject: Re: Xen vs. GRUB
Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2007 07:34:34 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.9i

On Fri, Jan 26, 2007 at 07:46:59PM +0100, Yoshinori K. Okuji wrote:
> On Wednesday 03 January 2007 13:09, Thomas Schwinge wrote:
> > Is there a consensus that GRUB (or rather GRUB2) should be ported to
> > allow them to run in a Xen environment?
> Sorry for my late response. Personally, I think it is a good idea to port 
> 2 to Xen. Xen is just a firmware from GRUB's point of view, so it should not 
> be very difficult to do.
Humm, you have to write a few device drivers...

What is the point in porting grub to xen ?  Xen directly loads the kernel and
Xen comes with pygrub (a grub clone in python) which allows the user to
choose kernel and set parameters.  (Although I have never tried it).


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